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KLG14
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PostSubject: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptyFri Jun 14, 2013 3:37 am

Hi im new to this forum and need some advice,

My pair of bristlenose that are currently in my 50 gallon community tank have spawned, im just curious as to whether or no the fry will be ok with the other fish i have in my tank.
1 10cm kissing gourami
2 pearl gouramis
1 dwarf gourami
1 sailfin molly
1 platy
5 peppered corys
5-6 guppies
1 black ghost knife
3 other bristlenose 
1 orange spot bristlenose female. 

I have a 20gal tank set up to breed bristlenose in and have a trio in there as i was not expecting the pair in my community tank to spawn, will the fry be ok to stay in my community tank with the other fish when they hatch or should i transfer the male BN and eggs over to my 20 gallon tank, i am also setting up another 50 gallon tank with in the next couple day but obviously have to wait for it to cycle. Do you have any tips on how i can speed up the process on cycling that tank also? 


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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptyFri Jun 14, 2013 11:46 pm

welcome!

I'd be looking to move them. To cycle the tank faster use some media from your existing tank or get some quick start by API.

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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptyFri Jun 14, 2013 11:54 pm

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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptySun Jun 16, 2013 2:36 am

Thanks guys Smile

i put a sponge filter in with my normal filter in my 20 gallon tank about 2-3 weeks ago, i set up the other tank yesterday and placed my normal filter with a new filter and some of the water i got from vacuuming my gravel 
In the new tank to help the cycle process.

Do you suggest moving them before they hatch or after? I just dont want the dad to leave the cave if i move them.
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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptySun Jun 16, 2013 11:18 am

before they hatch, take dad too Smile

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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptySun Jun 16, 2013 11:40 am

thanks Smile
 
i got home this afternon and checked on them and one little wriggler swam up to the top of the cave so i sat there and watched them all hatch, i think it one of the most amazing experiences of my life :)can not wait to watch them grow.
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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptySun Jun 16, 2013 1:06 pm

Hi and welcome to Bristlenose World First batch of bristlenose fry 1514952399. Congrats on the eggs,be careful you may become seriously addicted  lol!



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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptySun Jun 16, 2013 2:20 pm

Thank you Smile

I think im already addicted Smile they are such fascinating creatures Smile
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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptyTue Jun 25, 2013 9:58 am

Doug has given you good advice, as well as Bristlenoses warning for addiction, lol!  I was so happy to see mine hatch as well, incredible!  How is everybody doing?
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PostSubject: Re: First batch of bristlenose fry   First batch of bristlenose fry EmptyTue Jun 25, 2013 10:01 am

He sure did Smile

Fry are doing amazing, they are starting to leave the cave, so exciting seeing more and more leave and explore the tank Smile 

Very addicted now Smile


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